The POC Registered Nurse in Home Health provides and directs provisions of nursing care to patients in their homes as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and agency policies.
The registered nurse utilizes best scientific evidence and compassion to assist the patient in navigating their health journey. The registered nurse accepts responsibility, authority, and accountability for management and provision of care in accordance with the current policies and procedures.
In this role, you will provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
Develop a systematic education plan and evaluates Inpatient Nursing staff development programs in response to patient and healthcare trends, regulatory requirements, and strategic priorities of the organization.
This position will coordinate clinic activities of other healthcare professional, ensure compliance with UNC outpatient clinic policies and procedures, and monitor required trainings and education for healthcare staff.
Provides professional nursing care. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the patients/clients served, and ability to provide care according to departmental policies and procedures.
Approve or disapprove time or personnel schedule changes in the absence on the Clinical Manager ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures for documenting time of work hours for staff members on assigned shift.
Our unit has 32 beds available to serve the varying needs of our patient population including a 7 bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. We are focused on providing highly collaborative, patient centered care which ensures great outcomes.
The ideal candidate will have experience with chronically ill patients, and the coordination of their care. Acting as a liaison between the patient and the rest of the medical team is another key responsibility.
Responds appropriately to emergency situations (Cone Health Codes) and demonstrates knowledge of how to respond. Always uses appropriate safety devices and techniques (examples: using safe lift equipment and needle safe devices; pushing carts; correctly lifting copy paper).
As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the RN will educate patients about their disease process, while assisting providers guide patients in understanding and realizing compliance with their individualized treatment plans, often coordinating care with primary care and other providers.